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Summer 2015 Programs

April 18 Started the Summer Season for CGF.  To ensure everyone always has access to the training program no matter when or where you are we’ve posted the programs to the website.  Enjoy!

 

Summer2015_Marathon v2

 

Summer2015_HalfMarathon v2

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Winter Fit 2015 – Programs

Below you will find copies of the 2015 Winter Fit program for Canada Get Fit

30 K program

15K program

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How to Breathe Running

Take a quick test on how to breathe running. Look down and take a deep breathe. Did your chest raise like superman and tummy stay relatively flat? Great. Like I said… You don’t know how to breathe properly!

Millions of breaths a year and you think we would have it down. The vast majority of us …

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10 Common Running Form Mistakes and How to Fix Them

 

Watching your feet
Tensed shoulders
Clenched fists
Rotating torso
Chicken wings
Leaning forward
Over striding
Heel strike
Over bending knee
Shallow breathing (more on this one next week)

So now that you know what the problems are how do you fix them?  Visit I Love Runnning to find out.

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2014 Canada Get Fit Program and Runners’ Guide

This is the weekly schedule and handy reference guide for Canada Get Fit members answering every day questions about running and providing you access to relevant information on endurance running.

2014 Weekly Schedule

2014 Canada Get Fit Runners’ Guide

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My Thoughts on Boston - Dr. Freddie So

I normally write my post Boston Marathon article with what I learned about life and the metaphors it teaches me physically, mentally, and spiritually. As you undoubtedly have heard, this one has taught me much deeper lessons about life. 

This was my 9th straight Boston Marathon and it has always been a privilege to race with …

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My Thoughts on Boston - David Benjamin

My Thoughts on Boston

 I have never run a full marathon. It is highly unlikely that I ever will, and even more highly unlikely that I will ever run the Boston Marathon.

I have run a few half marathons, but have yet to do so in satisfying fashion. Each year that I’ve tried, I’ve run the distance during …

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The Boston Marathon: Where do we go from here?

Alana Armstrong 

Yesterday, as spring was finally starting to show its face, runners were strapping on their shoes, about to set off on a 26.2 mile adventure called the Boston Marathon. The history, the standards, the competition all make this race particularly special. It’s supposed to be a day …

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2013 CGF Program Manual & Schedule

Canada Get Fit’s 2013 season is off to a start.  Below we have posted the 2013 Program Manual and Weekly Schedules.  Never any excuse to miss a run.

Canada Get Fit 2013 Manual

CGF Program – Weekly Schedule

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Lynn Van Nest

I always hated running.   Agonized each run portion of a triathlon during my first year of participation.   Believed for years that running is for skinny people.

That has all changed largely due to CGF. I joined CGF with my husband, committed to the program and conquered. Conquered my hatred of running by becoming stronger, faster, healthier, happier, …

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